Mendocino Coast guild to attend PTA Kumihimo Festival

Posted By NLAndres on October 18, 2013

The October meeting will be this Thursday Oct 24th at Jackie Wollenberg’s Hen House Studio to join in with PTA’s Kumihimo Festival folks for a potluck and program with world renowned braider Rodrick Owen.  Gathering starts at 6pm.

Mendocino Coast Handweavers

Posted By NLAndres on October 1, 2013

The first meeting of the new fiscal year was held on Saturday September 28th and we were thrilled to get Adriane Nicolaisen to speak of her 2 1/2 years at Philadelphia University getting her Master of Science in Textiles.  She spent many hours with their dobby and jacquard looms and produced many fabulous fabrics.  She … » Read the Rest » …

Mendocino Coast Handweavers

Posted By NLAndres on November 6, 2012

Well the cat mask program in October was a “pointed” success with felting needles going full speed. Great fun for all who participated.  Thanks goes to Jill for the suggested program, purchasing needle felting kits, cutting out mask templates and then getting Patty Redy over from Willits to tutor us through the process.  Greatly appreciated … » Read the Rest » …

Mendocino Coast Handweavers March 23rd meeting

Posted By Printha on March 22, 2011

This season, our presentations have featured textile artists from our own fiber community.  We have seen weavers, tapestry artists, jewelers, basket makers, dyers… all from our own backyard.  On Wednesday, March 23rd, our very own Lolli Jacobsen will share her perspective (and a knowledgeable one it is!) from her recent textile tour of Peru.  Lolli’s … » Read the Rest » …

May Meeting Mendocino Coast Handweavers

Posted By Printha on May 2, 2010

Mendocino Coast Handweaver’s Guild will meet on Wednesday, May 26 for the final time before the summer break.  This is a social event with a potluck lunch, a silent auction of terrific bargains, and a special raffle.  The slate of officers for 2010-2011 term will be determined and we will outline our summer guild project … » Read the Rest » …

Guild Scholarship Presentations

Posted By Printha on March 23, 2010

March Meeting of Mendocino Coast Handweavers will feature presentations by our recent year’s scholarship winners.  Elaine Todd-Stevens will speak about her experiences with Jean Pierre Larochette & Yael Lurie in their tapestry workshop and show off her beautiful works.  Pat Campbell will share some Jennifer Moore doubleweave “stories” from her experience last year and CNCH09.  … » Read the Rest » …

Yak Yarn

Posted By Printha on March 23, 2010

The April meeting of Mendocino Coast Handweavers, Wednesday April 28th will have special guests arrive at 11a.m.   Coralee Whitsetts will bring her yaks to meet and greet all members and interested public.  They will graze outside the Mendocino Art Center on the lawn so that we can learn about their fiber and  learn to comb.  … » Read the Rest » …

February Meeting Mendocino Handweavers

Posted By Printha on February 14, 2010

The February meeting of MCHG will be a hands on workshop.  Rita Mahoney will demonstrate the ancient art of Shisha Embroidery (commonly known as mirror embroidery.)  Rita will bring a little kit (mirror, embroidery thread, cotton fabric) for each person and will have additional supplies available at a minimal cost.  This workshop begins at 11am, … » Read the Rest » …